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Travel-advice to Belgium and quarantine requirements when arriving in Norway

On the basis of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s assessment of the COVID-19 situation in Belgium, the Government advises against non-essential travel to the country. Furthermore, anyone arriving in Norway from Belgium will be required to go into quarantine for 10 days. Travellers must provide proof of residency for a continuous stay at a registered Norwegian address for the first 10 days after arriving in Norway

Last update 26/10/2020

Since 1 August the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises  against non-essential travel to Belgium. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against non-essential travel to all countries apart from those for which exceptions have been made. This travel advice currently applies until 16 January 2021.

For information about the countries in the Schengen area/EEA and the regions in the Nordic countries that are excepted from the travel advice, see the map on the Norwegian Institute of Public Health website and the Ministry’s travel information.   

If you nonetheless decide to travel to Norway from Belgium you will be required to go into quarantine for 10 days upon arrival in Norway. Travellers must provide proof of residency for a continuous stay at a registered Norwegian address for the first 10 days after arriving in Norway. Persons who cannot document having a place to stay at the same address for the ten days of quarantine can be denied entry to Norway. The Norwegian Health authorities have created a webpage with more information about travel quarantine requirements

The criteria used as a basis for assessing the covid-19 situation can be found on the website of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.The the Norwegian Institute of Public Health updates the overview of which countries and regions fulfil the criteria at least every 14 days.

Please note that the Embassy does not have any other information than provided on the above-mentioned webpages.